We’re so unbelievably excited to announce another year of mini sessions! Each year this looks different but as we prepare for these this year, we can’t help but feel all the more urge of the importance of these mini sessions. We get that the budget sometimes gets tight, we get that not everyone loves being in front of the camera for long periods of time, we get that kids don’t last the longest – we get it. The point is that the longer that we live in this strange stay at home, quarantined state of COVID-19, the more that I appreciate the interaction with those that I love the most. And having them documented so that I can look back on them in the future? All the more precious.
We interrupt your daily coronavirus stream with an adorable newborn baby girl – yes, you’re welcome. Getting to take newborn photos at their home in St. Paul Park and see this little lady before everything changed as we know it was such a timely and HUGE blessing. I love getting to see the specialness of the family in newborn photos and in-home lifestyle shoots are all the more precious to me!
The first date started out with a simple meetup at a Dunn Bros coffee shop. Ted & Angela sat on a stone bench and chatted before taking a stroll downtown Minneapolis (now you see why we went back here for their engagement photos!). They had met on a dating site, Hinge, and after mutually liking similar things, they thought they’d give it a try. The same week, she invited him to a church hangout night, and he chose to come along. Then, they hung out again later that week, which led into meeting his parents, which led into lunch with her parents, and the rest? History (well, history in the making ;D).
Maybe it’s just me, but after all the excitement of the holiday season, I can feel rather down in the dumps. We spend November working on being thankful, we go right into December counting down each moment and jam-packing a ton of activities in as we celebrate baby Jesus’ birth at Christmas, and then within a week we are sent into a new year. Wow, just thinking about it leaves my head spinning. And yet, we do this every year… and I’m starting to notice a pattern for myself of where I feel a bit overwhelmed with the daunting tasks and unknown future of the new year as I step into early January.
Top 5 Hats You Didn't Know Your Wedding Day Photographer Should Also Be Wearing & 2019 Behind the Scenes
That moment when you realize you're already three days into a new year.... wow, where did the time go? Trust me, we get it! So we sat down quick to take a moment and reflect on this last year and all of the amazing couples and families we got to serve. SUCH an honor! While there are many behind the scenes moments you don't ever get to see, we laughed our way through some of the ones that we captured and it reminded us of all the "other things" we do as photographers on your wedding day. It's an honor and a privilege to walk alongside you and balance these hats. Thanks to all our 2019 clients for trusting us!
So without further ado, we noticed the top 5 hats that your wedding day photographer should also be wearing (and a few fun shots to go with it).
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